Documents 2018-12-04T11:19:02+00:00


ID Title Deadline Link
D2.1 Definition of Use Cases, Requirements and KPIs Oct 2017 (M5)

News Article

D2.2 Technology Delivery against Use Cases Jan 2019 (M20)
D2.3 Future Work and Longer-Term Use Cases May 2019 (M24)
ID Title Deadline Link
D3.1 Performance of LTE Advanced Pro (Rel’14) eMBMS Nov 2017 (M6)


D3.2 Air Interface Nov 2018 (M18)
D3.3 RAN Architecture Feb 2019 (M21)
D3.4 RAT Protocols and RRM May 2019 (M24)
ID Title Deadline Link
D4.1 Mobile Core Network May 2018 (M12)

D4.2 Converged Core Network and Architecture Aug 2018 (M15)
D4.3 Session Control and Management Nov 2018 (M18)
ID Title Deadline Link
D5.1 Content Delivery Vision Nov 2017 (M6)


D5.2 Key Technologies for the Content Distribution Network Aug 2018 (M15)
D5.3 Application and Service Layer Intelligence Nov 2018 (M18)
ID Title Deadline Link
D6.2 Development of Showcase and Demonstrators Feb 2019 (M21)
D6.3 Test-Beds Integration and Deployment Feb 2019 (M21)
D6.4 Final Evaluation and Validation May 2019 (M24)
ID Title Deadline Link
D7.1 Data Management Plan August 2017 (M3) To be uploaded soon
D7.3  Dissemination Report V1.0 May 2018 (M12)

V2.0 May 2019 (M24)

D7.4 Exploitation and Standardization Report V1.0 June 2018 (M12)

V2.0 May 2019 (M24)

This page is where you can find all official 5GXcast public deliverables, presentations and scientific papers. The 5GXcast project will produce a series of deliverables at key milestones of the project as listed in the table to the right; as these milestones are met, the deliverables will become available for download.

You can download the new project brochure HERE.

You can download a brief 5G-PPP description of the project HERE.

You can also find a description of the 5G-Xcast in the “Euro 5G Annual Journal 2018” HERE.

Project Milestones

Milestone Name Related WP Due Date
1 Kick-off Meeting WP1 June 2017
2 Use cases, Requirements and KPIs defined WP2 October 2017
3 Initial plans for test-bed integration, demonstrators and showcase completed WP6 November 2017
4 State-of-the-art benchmark performed: radio, transport, application layers (e.g. 3GPP Rel’14) WP3, WP4, WP5 November 2017
5 Preliminary design of 5G Broadcast New Radio and New Core WP3, WP4 May 2018
6 Converged Core and Content Distribution Networks Specified WP4, WP5 November 2018
7 Deployment and Integration of Test-Beds WP6 February 2019
8  Development of PoC Prototypes WP3, WP4, WP5 February 2019
9  Deployment of Demonstrators and Showcase WP6 May 2019

Papers and Presentations

Journal Papers

Date Title and Information File
 01 Mar 18

IEEE Communication Standards

Point-to-Multipoint Communication Enablers for the Fifth Generation of Wireless Systems – David Gomez-Barquero, David Navratil, Steve Appleby, Matt Stagg

 01 Mar 18

IEEE Communication Magazine

Wideband Broadcasting: A Power-Efficient Approach to 5G Broadcasting Jordi Joan GimenezDavid Gomez-Barquero Javier Morgade, Erik Stare

05 Sept 18

IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting

Physical Layer Performance Evaluation of LTE-Advanced Pro Broadcast and ATSC 3.0 Systems Manuel Fuentes, De Mi, Honghzi Chen, Eduardo Garro, Jose Luis Carcel, David Vargas, Belkacem Mouhouche, David Gomez-Barquero

White Papers

Date Title and Information File
19 Nov 2018

Nomor Research White Paper

IMT-2020 Evaluation: Calibration of NOMOR’s System Level Simulator – Lang Yu, Christiane Dietrich, Volker Pauli

29 Aug 2018

Nomor Research White Paper

Layer 2 FEC in 5G Broadcast / Multicast Networks – Fasil Tesema and Volker Pauli

Selected Presentations

Date Title File
14 Sep 2018 IBC 2018 – 5G Broadcast Status in 3GPP, David Gomez Barquero (UPV) – Amsterdam, Netherlands (
14 Sep 2018 IBC 2018 – 5G-Xcast IBC brochure, IRT demonstration– Amsterdam, Netherlands (
14 Sep 2018 IBC 2018 – 5G-Xcast IBC brochure, Broadpeak demonstration – Amsterdam, Netherlands (
29 Aug 2018 SET Expo 2018 – Presentation: “TV / 5G Convergence”, Athul Prasad (Nokia) – Sao Paulo, Brasil (
27 Aug 2018 SET Expo 2018 – Presentation: “Future of Digital TV – Spectrum Considerations for 5G-Xcast”, Athul Prasad (Nokia) – Sao Paulo, Brasil (
18 Jun 2018 EUCNC 2018  – Keynote presentation – “Future distribution of public service media content and services” Darko Ratkaj (EBU) – Ljubljana, Slovenia (EuCNC 2018)
7 Apr 2018 NAB Show 2018 – Presentation – “5G – A Key Enabler for New Verticals and Markets” Athul Prasad (Nokia) – Las Vegas  ( NAB Show 2018)
6 Mar 2018 IEEE 5G Summit Trento 2018 – Presentation – “The role of broadcast in 5G new radio and beyond” Manuel Fuentes (Samsung) – Trento  (
26 Feb 2018 BES Expo 2018 – Presentation – “Non-linear broadcasting technology and business model” David Gomez Barquero (UPV) – New Delhi  (
24 Nov 2017 EBU Forecast 2017 – Presentation – “All you want to know about the 5G-XCAST Project” David Gomez Barquero (UPV) – Geneva  (
23 Nov 2017 EBU Forecast 2017 – Presentation – “Unified service delivery on fixed and mobile networks” Steve Appleby (BT) – Geneva  (
11 Jul 2017 IEEE 5G Summit Thessaloniki, Greece (
12 Jun 2017 EUCNC 2017 Poster – Oulu, Finland (

Tutorials/Training Schools

Date Title File
05 Jun 2018 BMSB 2018  –  “5G-Xcast Tutorial Program”  Valencia, Spain (BMSB 2018)
05 Jun 2018 BMSB 2018  –  “5G-Xcast Tutorial – Introduction Slides” Valencia, Spain (BMSB 2018)
05 Jun 2018 BMSB 2018 – “5G-Xcast Tutorial – 5G-Xcast Overview Slides” Valencia, Spain (BMSB 2018)
05 Jun 2018 BMSB 2018 – “5G-Xcast Tutorial – Use Cases Slides” Valencia, Spain (BMSB 2018)
05 Jun 2018 BMSB 2018 – “5G-Xcast Tutorial – RAN Slides” Valencia, Spain (BMSB 2018)
05 Jun 2018 BMSB 2018 – “5G-Xcast Tutorial – Core Network” Valencia, Spain (BMSB 2018)
05 Jun 2018 BMSB 2018 – “5G-Xcast Tutorial – Content Distribution” Valencia, Spain (BMSB 2018)
05 Jun 2018 BMSB 2018 – “5G-Xcast Tutorial – Test Beds” Valencia, Spain (BMSB 2018)
05 Jun 2018 BMSB 2018 – “5G-Xcast Tutorial – Dissemination” Valencia, Spain (BMSB 2018)

Conference Papers

Date Title and Information File

The 23rd International scientific-technical conference “Modern means of communication”

Solutions for optimization of mobile broadcasting in 5G Networks – R. Odarchenko


PIC S&T 2018

Multilink approach for the content delivery in 5G networks – R. Odarchenko, R. Aguiar, B. Altman, Ye. Sulema



Pioneering studies on LTE eMBMS: Towards 5G Point-to-Multipoint Transmissions – Hongzhi Chen, De Mi, Manuel Fuentes, David Vargas, Eduardo Garro, Jose Luis Carcel, Belkacem Mouhouche, Pei Xiao and Rahim Tafazolli


IEEE 5G WF 2018

Optimizing Over-The-Air Virtual Reality Broadcast Transmissions with Low-Latency Feedback – Athul Prasady, Andreas Maederz, and Mikko A. Uusitalo



Rate-Splitting for Multigroup Multicast Beamforming in Multicarrier Systems – Hongzhi Chen, De Mi, Zheng Chu, Pei Xiao and Rahim Tafazolli


EuCNC 2018

Enabling Vertical Industries Adoption of 5G Technologies: a Cartography of evolving solutions – Anastasios Zafeiropoulos, Panagiotis Gouvas, Eleni Fotopoulou, George Tsiolis, Thanos Xirofotos, Stamatia Rizou, Jose Bonnet, Anastasius Gavras, Maria Joao Barros, Gino Carrozzo, Xavier Costa-Perez, Athul Prasad, Marco Gramaglia, Anna Tzanakaki, Dimitra Simeonidou, John Cosmas, Mikael Fallgren, Raul Muñoz, Ricard Vilalta



Enhanced TV Delivery with eMBMS: Coverage Evaluation for Roof-Top Reception – Jordi Joan Gimenez, Peter Renka, Simon Elliot, David Vargas and David Gomez-Barquero



Performance Evaluation of ATSC 3.0 DASH over LTE eMBMS – Ece Öztürk, Waqar Zia, Volker Pauli and Eckehard Steinbach



Non-Uniform Constellations for Broadcast and Multicast in 5G New Radio – Manuel Fuentes, Louis Christodoulou and Belkacem Mouhouche



Trials of spectrum sharing in 2.3GHz band for two types of PMSE equipment and mobile network – Tero Jokela, Juha Kalliovaara, Heikki Kokkinen, Jaakko Ojaniemi, Arto Kivinen, Tibor Lakner, Juhani Hallio and Jarkko Paavola



Enhancements for Enabling Point-to-Multipoint Communication Using Unlicensed Spectrum – Athul Prasad, Petteri Lunden, Zexian Li and Mikko Uusitalo



Roads to Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Services in 5G New Radio – Wei Guo, Manuel Fuentes, Louis Christodoulou and Belkacem Mouhouche



Challenges for Enabling Virtual Reality Broadcast Using 5G Small Cell Network – Athul Prasad, Mikko A. Uusitalo, David Navrátil, and Mikko Säily


CS & IT 2017

Partial HARQ Retransmission for Broadcast in Fading Channels – Belkacem Mouhouche, Louis Christodoulou, Manuel Fuentes


EAI Crowncom 2017

Designing a Testbed Infrastructure for Experimental Validation and Trialing of 5G Vertical Applications – Juha Kalliovaara (TUAS), Reijo Ekman, Jarkko Paavola, Tero Jokela, Juhani Hallio, Jani Auranen, Pekka Talmola, and Heikki Kokkine



Zero-Guard OFDM Operation in SFN with ATSC 3.0 Ultra-Robust Transmission Modes – Jose Luis Carcel, Jordi Joan Gimenez, David Gomez-Barquero